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Remember the first time you saw a plasma HDTV? It was love at first sight, right? You had to have one, but the price was way beyond your reach. Over a decade later, plasma TVs are gone, replaced by LCD TVs and, more recently, OLED TVs. Also gone are those super-high price tags. Today you can get a big, bright, ultra-thin Ultra HD TV to serve as the cornerstone of your high-performance home theater system, often at a price that's attainable for most mainstream consumers. But which TV is the right TV for you? Check out the resources below to learn more about your options, then visit our review archive to read about the latest and greatest in the TV world.

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Olevia 30-inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

Olevia 30-inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Never heard of Olevia? That's okay. We hadn't, either. Syntax is the name of the company, while Olevia is the brand name for this 30-inch LCD television that offers a 1280 x 720 resolution and a healthy connection panel that includes DVI, VGA, and component video inputs Read More

 
Samsung LTN406W 40 inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

Samsung LTN406W 40 inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

In the current flat-panel landscape, plasma is king at the larger screen sizes, but LCD is slowly trending upward in size. Samsung now offers this 40-inch LCD TV, with a 1280 x 768 resolution, a rated 600:1 contrast ratio, and a 16ms response time. All for the low, low price of $8,999 Read More

 
Runco PL-50HDX 50-Inch Plasma HDTV Reviewed

Runco PL-50HDX 50-Inch Plasma HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
4 Stars
 

This 50-inch display has "film-like quality" and the video processing is so good it "takes a hold of the competition by the throat with their PFP ViViX processor" according to HomeTheaterReview.com. "The colors were more vivid and the black levels and contrast were well pronounced." Read More

 
Zenith L30W26 30 Inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

Zenith L30W26 30 Inch LCD HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

With its 1280 x 768 resolution and 30-inch screen size, Zenith's new L30W26 is well suited as a TV or a high-end computer monitor. This HD-capable display lacks speakers and has an MSRP of $7,999. Does its performance merit the cost? Read on Read More

 
Toshiba 50HX81 Cinema Series 50in Rear Projection Reviewed

Toshiba 50HX81 Cinema Series 50in Rear Projection Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Toshiba's Cinema Series boasts high quality picture, clean sound and uncluttered styling that blends well into many home theater environments. These sets have a higher picture and audio quality than previous rear projection models and are ideal for a dedicated home theater... Read More

 
Sharp Aquos LC-30HV2U 30 Inch LCD Reviewed

Sharp Aquos LC-30HV2U 30 Inch LCD Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

Sharp's new 30-inch LCD HDTV offers sleek style and a sleek form factor. With a 1280 x 768 resolution, this is an HD-capable display that comes packaged with a separate AVC unit that houses the TV tuner and necessary A/V connections Read More

 
Zenith D56W25 56-inch HDTV Monitor Reviewed

Zenith D56W25 56-inch HDTV Monitor Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3 Stars
 

This rear projection monitor has a simple and fast set up and has a wide screen aspect ratio display. The DVD playback on this set is incredible and the colors did not "gel". HomeTheaterReview.com called his a "tremendous value" and said it was "designed with the 'real world' user in mind... Read More

 
Fujitsu PDS-5002 50-Inch Plasma HDTV Reviewed

Fujitsu PDS-5002 50-Inch Plasma HDTV Reviewed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

Overall Rating
3.5 Stars
 

This early Fujitsu model features "Convergent Visual Medium" and accepts just about any format input you place into it. The Advanced Video Movement (AVM) system eliminates motion-related visual problems and, as the original review said, this model "represents a milestone breakthrough in plasma technology." Read More